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Table 9 Multivariate regression model - the relationship between exposure to violence and background variable of staff members

From: Workplace violence in a tertiary care Israeli hospital - a systematic analysis of the types of violence, the perpetrators and hospital departments

Variable Violence perpetrated by companion Violence perpetrated by patient
95% C.I. for OR Adjusted OR Sig. 95% C.I. for OR Adjusted OR Sig.
Upper Lower Upper Lower
Gender1 1.24 .47 .76 .28 1.60 .64 1.01 .94
Age .99 .93 .96 .04 .99 .92 .95 .01
Position2     .00     .03
Medical director 8.12 .47 1.96 .35 2.39 .23 .74 .61
Senior physician .709 .20 .38 .00 .82 .24 .44 .01
In-house physician 2.95 .72 1.46 .29 2.99 .83 1.58 .15
Junior physician 17.42 .21 1.93 .55 . .00 9200 .99
Head nurse 9.75 .95 3.05 .06 5.05 .65 1.82 .24
Head nurse deputy 1.57 .30 .68 .37 2.19 .42 .96 .93
Professional Seniority 1.03 .95 .99 .80 1.05 .97 1.01 .49
Departmental Seniority 1.06 .99 1.03 .10 1.04 .97 1.01 .53
Departmental procedure3     .24     .26
There is a procedure 2.39 .80 1.38 .24 1.88 .65 1.11 .69
No procedure 2.16 .90 1.40 .12 1.14 .49 .75 .18
Course participation 1.79 .52 .96 .92 1.66 .51 .95 .79
Division4     .01     .00
Internal .85 .04 .18 .03 .67 .05 .18 .01
Surgery .93 .04 .20 .04 .87 .06 .24 .03
Oncology .46 .02 .09 .00 .68 .04 .18 .01
Intensive care 1.10 .04 .22 .06 .81 .05 .21 .02
Clinics 1.29 .04 .24 .09 3.65 .17 .80 .77
Day care 1.70 .06 .34 .19 2.29 .13 .56 .42
  1. Reference Categories: 1Female 2Staff nurse 3Do not know 4ER